Berkeley Phil Ochs 12-19-15 Birthday Event to be Live-Streamed! Tell the world!

Saturday, Dec 19, 2015 at 7 pm - Berkeley Celebration of Phil Och’s 75th Birthday!  There is considerable interest in recognizing the work of American singer-songwriter Phil Ochs on the passing of his 75th birthday on or near to December 19, 2015. Events will happen on or near that date far and wide. Ochs family members will be meeting at the Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Dec 19 where the Phil Ochs archives were installed earlier this year. Here in Berkeley, Vic Sadot, An "Artist Call" was issued in early autumn, and we now have a number of talented singers ready to celebrate Phil Ochs' 75th Birthday by singing his songs and tributes to him. Confirmed Performing Artists: Event Team Coordinators, Vic Sadot, Hali Hammer, and Karl Pascal; Richard Ochs, Dave “Redd” Welsh, Clyde Leland& Richard McNees, Marcie Boyd, Yvette Tannenbaum, Mike Rufo, Terry Baird, Francis Collins, Doug Norman & Jeff Weaver, Nicole Anderson, Tom Sleckman, Jimmy Kelly, and Molly Thomas. This event is sponsored by the Social Justice Committee of the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists. Fellowship Hall is at 1924 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA 94709.
On Saturday, Dec. 19th we will be doing a live-stream broadcast on Concert Window for the “BERKELEY CELEBRATION OF PHIL OCHS 75TH BIRTHDAY”! If you cannot be there in person, join us at our live-steam!  
It will start at 7:00 pm Pacific Standard Time (8:00 pm Mountain; 9:00 pm Central; 10:00pm EST). See celebratingphilochs dot com to see where similar events are happening elsewhere in the world for Phil Ochs Birthday. Wherever you are in the world, you can tune in to our Berkeley sing out for Phil! We’ve had some changes in the artist line-up. The confirmed artists’ bios and links are all posted at the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists Facebook event listing. Hope you can join us!

Documentaries on many issues now available at the YouTube Channel titled "SOCIAL JUSTICE in the HEART of BERKELEY", which hosts original SJC created and partner co-sponsored events, and many playlists on various social issues.

Vic Sadot served as Chair of the
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists Social Justice Committee (BFUU SJC) from November 2011 to July 20, 2014. Vic remains an active member and recommends that you give your support to the leadership of Holly Harwood as the current Chair. 

The BFUU SJC meets on the First & Third Sundays of the month at 12:30 pm in the Fireside Room on the second floor at 1606 Bonita Ave, which is not yet wheelchair accessible.

The Hal Carlstad Social Justice Center (HCSJC) is located in the Fireside Room on the 2nd floor of the BFUU RE Building with open hours from 1:30 - 5 pm M-F. Read about the "Grand Opening" and about our "PARTNERS FOR JUSTICE" program at the BFUU Social Justice page at 

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Vic also serves as one of the rotating hosts for the Berkeley Fellowship Monthly Open Mic (BF MOM). The BF Monthly Open Mic happens on the Second Friday of Every MonthSign-up for performers is at 6:30 pm and the show begins at 7 pm. We have 20 ten minute spots available. Featured Artist are selected about two months in advance by our rotating HostsSomewhere between 8 and 8:30 pm the Host will call on the Featured Artist.
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We welcome you to check out our BFUU web site at We have a special page for our SUNDAY SERVICES, which begin at 10:30 am every Sunday. There is an EVENTS page that includes Social Justice Committee events and many other interesting activities at this dynamic congregation. We now have a more informative & interactive SOCIAL JUSTICE page! Groups working with SJC on issues & events can now send in their event info via that page or pick up the form at the Hal Carlstad SJ Center. We have a "Partners for Justice" program with links to many of the groups that we work with on justice issues. To get on the Rise Up Email list for activists in the SF Bay Area, send an email to

Vic Sadot is a singer-songwriter based in Berkeley, CA who is known for his "9/11 Truth & Justice Songs" CD released on 9/11/11 featuring "Blowback or Bloody Treason" inspired by Michael C. Ruppert's Crossing the Rubicon, the "Mad Cowboy Disease 2013" update video on Obama the drone bomber, and his 9/11 Truth hit on internet-only , "Cheney's in the Bunker". Vic is available for solo bookings & political protests in the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to gmail, Vic is TruthTroubadour at BlogspotYouTube, and TwitterVic Sadot is active on Vic Sadot on Facebook and with the Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance on Facebook at His home website is 

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